“Band of young killer female musicians play like seasoned veterans. The music is a real treat — Downbeat
“Jane Bunnett and Maqueque… utterly shatters the glass ceiling of Afro Cuban Jazz” — Boston Globe
$18 advance online. $20 phone reservation/door price.
Multiple Juno Award winner, Jane Bunnett has turned her bands and recordings into showcases for the finest musical talent from Canada, the U.S and Cuba. She has been nominated for Grammy Awards, numerous Juno Awards, received a Order of Canada, and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal. An internationally acclaimed musician, Jane Bunnett is known for her creative integrity, improvisational daring and courageous artistry. Her exploration of Afro-Cuban melodies expresses the universality of music and her ability to embrace and showcase the rhythms and culture of Cuba has been groundbreaking. She has toured the world bringing her own special sound to numerous JAZZ festivals, displaying her versatility as a tourist, saxophone player and pianist. As an educator, spokesperson and social activist, she remains unafraid to explore uncharted territory in her quest for excellence! Jane’s most recent recording and touring group “Maqueque” is turning heads internationally. The group consists of Jane with five dynamic young Cuban women instrumentalists and composers. Their 2nd release “Oddara” dropped in 2016 to rave review. Don't miss this special return performance!